Louisiana's Gulf Coast adapts to global warming's rising seas

Sep 9, 2013
Flood protection uses construction techniques developed by the oil industry. Coastal protection in Louisiana grows into an export industry.

Forget Congress: How Obama can fight climate change solo

Jun 25, 2013
After years of butting heads with congressional Republicans, President Obama will announce climate change policies through administrative action.

Summer ice melt in the Arctic sets yet another record

Sep 20, 2012
Shipping across the ice-free Arctic appears closer than ever. The new route will save fuel, but bring emissions and soot directly to the Arctic -- possibly accelerating the ice melt.

Japan cuts interest rates to near 0 -- where is this headed?

Oct 5, 2010
The central bank of Japan today made a surprise interest rate cut. Rates are rock bottom here, too -- is this a race to the bottom? What are the...

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Talk about strange bedfellows: Dow Chemical & Greenpeace on cap and trade

Jul 14, 2009
We've had Dow Chemical in the Greenwash Brigade's crosshairs in the past, so climate change skeptics chew on this: Greenpeace AND Dow Chemical are...

Obama & co: Make 2009 the Year of Energy Efficiency

Dec 9, 2008
To face the long-term problem of global warming we need to be rooted in short-term reality. And the reality of the year ahead is a global recessi...

Global warming? Just pass the lime

Jul 22, 2008
This news item may very well end up in the "Too good to be true" bin, but it has a magic-bullet allure for alleviating global warming. . ....